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Keeping Adult Safe: Adult Safeguarding Champion and Appointed Person Training *FULLY BOOKED*

  • Start Date: 14th February 2018, 10:00

The Adult Safeguarding Champion (ASC) role combines responsibility for strategy, operations and oversight for an organisation in relation to adults at risk of harm under “Adult Safeguarding: Prevention and Protection in Partnership” (2015) and the “Adult Safeguarding Operational Procedures” (2016). Some organisations will also have Appointed Persons, with delegated responsibility for day to day adult safeguarding operations.

This is a full day’s training for Adult Safeguarding Champions and Appointed Persons.

It covers:

  • The role and responsibilities of the Adult Safeguarding Champion/ Appointed Person
  • The safeguarding adults structure for Northern Ireland
  • Determining the correct course of action in relation to safeguarding concerns
  • Consent, capacity and coercion
  • Organisational and Trust responsibilities
  • Monitoring and reporting duties of the ASC.


Places are allocated on a first come, first served basis and are limited to a maximum of 5 per organisation.


Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Location: Newry Library, 79 Hill Street, Newry BT34 1DG

Cost: £50 (plus VAT) per person


Cancellation policy

Should you need to cancel your booking, no charge will be applied if written notice is received 5 working days before the course. Volunteer Now regrets that if written notice is received less than 5 working days before the course, a £10 cancellation charge will be made. If no notice is given, full course fees must be paid. Volunteer Now reserves the right to cancel a course at any time. Once you receive your confirmation email, no further reminders will be issued.

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